Wouter (Walter) Burgers
Arbeider, zoon van Gerhardus (Gradus) Burgers en Willemina Hendriks Mekking, geboren 9-5-1856 NL Wageningen , emigreerde 24-11-1891 met zijn gezin naar USA IA Pella, overleden 7-9-1928 USA IA Sioux Center en begraven Hull Hope Cemetery
Trouwt 4-11-1882 Ede  Hendrika Bos, arbeider, dochter van Steven Bos - arbeider en Hendrika van Manen, geboren 23-2-1862 07:00 Ede, overleden 30-12-1921 USA IA Maurice en begraven Hull Hope Cemetery
Gerrit Burgers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Burgers residing 3-1/2 miles southeast of Rock Valley, while watering the hogs fell in the trough face downward and was drowned Monday afternoon. He was subject to epileptic fits and it was during one of these that the accident occurred. The deceased was 33 years old.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Hull.
Funeral services for Hendrika Burgers, nee Vander Pol, were held Monday at the Bethel Christian Reformed Church here [Sioux Center] with Rev. Louis Tamminga officiating. The Co-operative Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Burial was made in the Sioux Center Community Cemetery.
Mrs. Burgers passed away October 26 at the age of 80 years.
She was born in the Netherlands on August 6, 1887. She lived her youth and attended school in the Netherlands. She came to the United States in 1921 and was united in marriage to Gerrit Burgers in October of 1921. Their entire married life was spent in the Sioux Center vicinity.
She is survived by two sons, Henry of Hawarden and Anthony of LeMars, one daughter, Winnie (Mrs. Arnold Kamminga) of Council Bluffs, Ia., and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1934 [sic 1943].
-Obituary from The Sioux Center News
Contributor: Janet Cromwell (47179043)